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CNBC
Dec 30, 2012 11:00pm EST
. and the easiest targets are smokers. really, obese people whose healthcare is among the costliest are protected by federal law. but thousands of companies and countless municipal governments and police departments refuse to hire smokers, and some require affidavits and even use lie detector tests to enforce the policy. bosses like howard weyers will not pay for what they see as other people's bad habits. >> the biggest frustration in the workplace is the cost of healthcare. medical plans weren't established to pay for unhealthy lifestyles. >> how much does it cost you? how much of the smokers that you once employed here cost you? >> i never really measured them. >> so it may not have cost you a dime? >> well, it may not, but i don't know what's gonna happen five years from now with that person who's smoking. that's what i don't want to wait for. >> this former college football coach works out five times a week and wants his employees to share his values. at weyco, howard rules. >> i've set the policy. i'm not gonna bend from the policy. >> but it strikes me as a kind of intolerant attitude to t
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 2:00pm EST
outlined it, there are increasing investment taxes next year by 60%. 15 to 24 healthcare tax. that is a huge increase. one other thing from the president's speech, the fiscal cliff will end. now the super cliff in february and march. looks like a huge battle of the sequester. republicans want different spending cuts and debt ceiling on top of it. get ready for the super cliff? >> so you are saying today is just a band-aid. >> listen, the battle will be more fervent in the spring. it doesn't sound like they will delay it. that's an even bigger battle, i think. >> i think governor greg man u, some say he is partisan on the right, he had an op ad over the weekend. if we want to be a nation that gives people unlimited healthcare and social security no matter what you pay in, taxes have to go up on everybody. do you agree? >> answerly. tax absolutely. we can give reasonable benefits, controlled, smart spending with, do all those things and keep tax cuts at a reasonable rate. >> with the average single income household. let's say the man works, wife doesn't, or vice versa. it is $6
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 1:00pm EST
i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> dr. j, what do you do here? stock market moving based on amman jafers reporting. >> i believe you sell into the pop. >> weiss? >> i agree. if there is no deal, you sell it. >> thank you. have a great evening. "power lunch" picks up the ball right now. >> we do and 11 hours before the ball drops in times square. floor traders pouring on the confetti in the floor there. annual tradition at cme pch noon time on the corner of southwest jackson an south la salle. >>> we don't know what to say about this, still apparently, no deal with less than 11 hours to go. the music says it best perhaps. washington has been an absolute circus. now in the center ring in 30 minutes, president obama is set to deliver his remarks,
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm EST
. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> take a look at the futures after a massive, massive rally on wall street on hopes that perhaps there is a deal. major agreements being made when it comes to the tax increases, which had been seen as a major stumbling block here. the futures look stronger even after the s&p posted its biggest ga gain for the month of december. but still, the desk here says, sell the move. >> the futures move also just to -- it's a technical thing. we went on friday, these things dropped from 406 down to, you know, 1389, 1390. you have this move, it looks like we are up 40 s&p points on futures today when it wasn't quite that dramatic. the optimism out there, and there are a lot of people that are ready to allocate and people were out of this market for a lon
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 7:00pm EST
above. ut. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> all right we have an important non fiscal story that we want to update you on. very, very serious. hillary clinton deteriorating medical condition. courtney reagan joins us with the details. >> good evening. the state department reached a statement about her condition. a routine follow up revealed a clot in the vein between the skull and the ear. she is being treated with blood thinners to disolve that clot. getting that right is difficult. the doctors say she is in good spirits and did not have a stroke or suffer neurological damage. so that is good. >> thank you for that update and happy new year to you. god bless mrs. clinton. now let's move on. we welcome back republican are congresswom congresswoman nan heyworth.
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 9:00am EST
. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. >>> check out some of the latest moves in energy and metals. jackie is at the nymex. >> good morning, carl. the energy complex trading slightly lower across the board this morning. let's take a look at the west texas intermediate price, lower by about half a percent. brent price slightly more than that today. nat gas is the biggest loser, more than 2% of a decline there. temperatures across the country, not cold enough to keep that demand up right now. keep in mind, that the energy complex is fairly well supplied, as we head into the end of the year. meantime, the fiscal cliff, of course, is a concern here. but
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm EST
for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> you might as well call it the comeback story of 2012. green mountain shares tumbled over the first six months of the year but they have surged up over 80% since july. what is 2013 going to hold for the coffee debate? wise is bullish, why? >> i'm using my daughter. when she got her apartment, the first thing she asked for was a keurig coffee maker. as we went to look at one, and i did work on it, i went out and bought the stock. but here's the critical component of it, first of all, they brought in a new board of directors. the ex-ceo of fortune brands. they brought in a new ceo who had responsibility for 66,000 employees at coke. and has very broad experience. i got to believe they did an examine of the financials and on the growth of the company before they agreed to sign on. i want to make this in terms that most people can understand. the short interest is incredibly high, it is about
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 3:00pm EST
but with so much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. you won't just find us online, you'll also find us in person, with dedicated support teams at over 500 branches nationwide. so when you call or visit, you can ask for a name you know. because personal service starts with a real person. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. our support teams are nearby, ready to help. it's no wonder so many investors are saying... [ all ] i'm with scottrade. >>> okay. moments from the closing of the trading year, it's a rally we got underway right now. let's check in with mary thompson here on the floor of the exchak. >> a good rally and an end to e the five-day losing streak as the dow looks to have a move to the upside 135 points. dow's up about 6% for the year. one of the reasons for that is the gains in bank of america, the best performing stock in the dow up ove
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 4:00pm EST
't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she's still going to give me a heart attack. we're more than 78,000 people looking out for more than 70 million americans. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> well, it's crunch time. the president says a deal is close but not done. we've heard the same from mitch mcconnell. then the president threw in this monkey wrench this afternoon. >> if republicans think that i will finish the job of deficit reduction through spending cuts alone without asking also equivalent sacrifice from millionaires or companies with a lot of lobbyists, et cetera, if they think that's going to be the formula for how to solve this thing, they've got another thing coming. >> let's get some reaction now with senate john barrasso. have asked vice president biden to come to capitol hill to sell the deal to democratic lawmakers. what do you
CNBC
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
when your phone or something like it will be checking our vital signs day and night. >> the healthcare industry is going to be revolutionized because you will have sensors at various points of your body measuring different things, and a computer somewhere, or maybe a doctor, will be examining you all the time. >> and the whole concept demonstration is built for the diabetic audience. >> it's not that far-fetched. health monitoring was a major theme at that recent wireless convention in las vegas. >> the concept of the annual physical examination, it's almost worthless, because looking at your body at a point in time doesn't really tell doctors very much at all. but if you could measure these things all the time, you can predict heart failures, you can predict diabetes, and you can prevent all these things. >> from his hideaway overlooking the pacific in southern california, cooper contemplates a society where such familiar touchstones like money and credit cards, simple human contacts, are things of the past, replaced by wireless devices that will rule our lives. >> isn't there almost
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 7:00pm EST
a pill for that. is this the latest way to cope with grief or to cut healthcare costs. >> ban adoption from one nation to the next. it's about to happen in russia. where moscow is going to approve a ban on american couples only from adopteding russian children. we just improved our trade relations with them, why are they doing this? have our relations with the putin regime deteriorated that much? senior fellow with the center of transatlantic relations at johns hopkins university. what is this really about? >> this is about vladimir putin playing to his base which is nationalistic and poor as he's losing moscow and it's about vladimir putin sending a signal to the united states that he does not want us interfering in russia's internal affairs and this is a convenient way to send that message. >> let's, explain why they would think that with this trade status improvement there was a little clause that said if someone violates human rights in russia you're not going to be able to get a vase to get in here. what is this law called? >> the magity insky bill. >> sergei died in prison. who h
CNBC
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm EST
bantered around for a while. >> i bet you're right, bob, because 20% then you add on the obama healthcare, it is actually 3.8. >> the point is, it is not factored in with ordinary income or anywhere close to that. but nobody thinks that will happen. everyone thinks that will end up at 20 or 23.6%. >> nobody also was expecting that we wouldn't have a deal by year-end, right? >> i think that's right. >> i think it is strange -- >> what strange is that plan c everyone is discussing seems to be the old plan a which is essentially president obama's offer to increase taxes on top 2%, whether 400,000 or 500,000 and of some small spending changes. that seems to be all anybody is talking about right now. that may be all that we can get through. plan c seems to be the original plan a at this point. >> we are making our way through the alpha bet. thank you, guys. merry christmas, all. >> merry christmas. >> see you later. >> let's get to the nasdaq marketsite. seema mody. >> weighing here on the nasdaq on large cap tech shares, take a look at dell shares moving lower. research in motion continuing i
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